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Total Nerd The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time  

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List Rules Games released on the Sega Genesis system only.

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List of the Best Games for the Sega Genesis. These are not all the games, but they are the best as voted on by gamers. Sega Genesis was the second console released in the United States by the Sega Corporation. It was meant as a rival for the popular Super Nintendo and offered 16 bit entertainment. The Genesis had multiple successes throughout it's life span, but the most popular would have to be Sonic the Hedgehog, which was the Mario of Sega. This is not to say that other games like Altered Beast, NBA Jam and of course, Mortal Kombat, were not huge games as well. (Every gamer can tell you that Mortal Kombat on the Genesis was a much better version if only for the fact that the characters bleed instead of sweated.)

Since this is the greatest games for the Sega Genesis, vote up your favorites and add your own if they aren't on the list.
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1
647 184
Streets of Rage 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

2
714 208
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

3
554 185
Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

4
461 148
Sonic the Hedgehog 3 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added 1994

5
429 146
Disney's Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

6
276 81
Castlevania: Bloodlines is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added 1994

7
325 103
Streets of Rage is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added 1991

8
294 91
Shining Force II is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
vitor.castro added 1993

9
364 124
Earthworm Jim is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

10
232 65
Shinobi III: Return of the Nin... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added 1993

11
280 88
Golden Axe II is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
vitor.castro added 1991

12
254 77
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added 1992

13
392 140
NBA Jam is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
1993

14
443 164
Sonic & Knuckles is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

15
294 98
Gunstar Heroes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

16
298 100
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added 1993

17
236 75
Road Rash II is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added 1993

18
382 149
Golden Axe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
1989

19
167 46
Shining Force is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
_1445176307549 added 1992

20
282 103
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

21
235 81
X-Men 2: Clone Wars is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
charlesminorversion1 added 1995

22
303 117
ToeJam & Earl is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time

23
233 82
The Revenge of Shinobi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
JohnnyChaffin added 1989

24
203 67
Rocket Knight Adventures is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time
wiabux added 1993

25
212 72
Phantasy Star IV: The End of t... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sega Genesis Games of All Time